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Re: Charity Shops

Post by stayAwhile » Sat Aug 01, 2015 3:11 pm

sidney wrote:Currently I am in the USA and all I am seeing gamewise in thrift stores is PC guff.
Yeah you get that alot in the uk mainly freeware dos titles or used mmos
This guy are sick

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by sidney » Sat Aug 01, 2015 5:08 pm

Very true.

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by Timothy Redux » Thu Aug 06, 2015 8:33 am

Saw some pS2 fifa games marked up for £4 in my local charity shops. I think that really sums up the state of play.
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by thingonaspring » Thu Aug 06, 2015 12:23 pm

lucky streak continues...

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by slacey1070 » Thu Aug 06, 2015 12:37 pm

I picked that up for the ps2 recently for a quid.

Latest pick ups
Bloody roar 3 ps2 £1.50
Kessen II ps2 £1.50
Tekken dark resurrection psp £3.00
Super Mario All stars wii £2.60
Rayman revolution ps2 £1
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by MadManDan79 » Sat Aug 08, 2015 10:21 am

Theme park world ps1 £1

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by sidney » Sat Aug 08, 2015 12:58 pm

slacey1070 wrote: Super Mario All stars wii £2.60


That's a great find at a great price!

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by Skrunch » Sat Aug 08, 2015 1:39 pm

Charity shops in my area refuse consoles and the only games that seem to get donated are the occasional PS2 game, usually some very common title.

Still its nice to see some people having good luck and fortune out there.

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by sidney » Sun Aug 09, 2015 4:12 pm

Totally agree. Even nicer to see some shops not ripping people off just because games are "old".

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by MadManDan79 » Sun Aug 09, 2015 5:54 pm

I found my best deal ever at a charity shop today:

Fully working PS2 console with controller and all leads - £10

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by sidney » Mon Aug 10, 2015 10:15 am

That's a good find.

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by Timothy Redux » Thu Aug 13, 2015 4:37 pm

Have been seeing some Wii stuff too - oddly it gets put in with the kiddies DVDs a lot of the time. Got Goldeneye and Blazing Angels for £2 each. So a good excuse to dig out the Wii at some point.

I also saw 007 Legends for PS3 today, but wasn't sure it was worth £3 - might go back
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Aug 13, 2015 4:59 pm

Legends is alright, I'd punt £3 at it. It didn't review well as its a fairly generic FPS in a clunky old engine with some dodgy modelling, but it isn't terrible. If you're a Bond fan, it has its moments, since you visit so many people and places from the movies. I enjoyed the brief time I had with it, since it's short. What else can you get for £3 that will beat it? Even if you spend a couple of hours with it and decide it isn't for you, you'll have had your money's worth and can hand it back into the charity shop.
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by Timothy Redux » Thu Aug 13, 2015 5:08 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote:Legends is alright, I'd punt £3 at it. It didn't review well as its a fairly generic FPS in a clunky old engine with some dodgy modelling, but it isn't terrible. If you're a Bond fan, it has its moments, since you visit so many people and places from the movies. I enjoyed the brief time I had with it, since it's short. What else can you get for £3 that will beat it? Even if you spend a couple of hours with it and decide it isn't for you, you'll have had your money's worth and can hand it back into the charity shop.
I think I was mainly scared off it by the weird rendering of Daniel Craig on the cover. But it does sound like OK fun for £3
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by slacey1070 » Fri Aug 14, 2015 11:07 am

A few ps2 games today..

Crash bandicoot wrath cortex.
007 quantum of solace
Headhunter redemption
Kingdom hearts
Frank Herbert dune

£1.50 each.

Turned down mario kart wii for a fiver.
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